[scribus] Exporting a graphic frame

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Tue Mar 28 14:40:38 UTC 2017

Þann þri 28.mar 2017 14:26, skrifaði William Bader:
>> On 03/28/2017 05:44 AM, Lars Behrens wrote:
>>> Am 28.03.2017 um 09:18 schrieb ale rimoldi:
>>>> but there must be more complex workflows! it cannot be so
>>>> simple!
>>> How about: Export page to pdf, then print this pdf to
>>> laser/inkjet printer. With scissors (or cutter) cut out relevant
>>> part and then scan it on a flatbed scanner. Send scan to yourself
>>> via E-Mail and save attachment in the correct directory.
>> One of the things about Ken's question is that he never said what
>> he wanted this clipped out/exported graphic for. An issue with
>> your solution is that you are transforming RGB to an inkjet printer
>> output, then scanning, with all the color shift and resolution loss
>> inherent in that process. For some uses, perhaps Ok, but for many
>> others, not very good. Greg
> Was the person who suggested printing and scanning serious?
> Rasterizing PDFs directly produces better results. The poppler
> package https://poppler.freedesktop.org/ includes pdftocairo and
> pdftoppm, and ghostscript supports a number of bitmapped output
> formats. https://ghostscript.com/doc/9.21/Devices.htm Other
> applications like GraphicsMagick and ImageMagick use poppler (or
> similar libraries) or ghostscript when rasterizing PDFs. pdftoppm and
> gs both support cmyk jpegs, and gs supports ICC
> https://ghostscript.com/doc/9.21/Use.htm#ICC_color_parameters  After
> you rasterize the PDF page to the resolution and format that you
> want, you can crop it in gimp https://www.gimp.org/ or a similar
> application.
> Regards, WIlliam

I did definitely understand ale's comment as a funny challenge, and Lars 
responded with a hilarious procedure.
Even reminded me of an old joke about the person who photocopied several 
copies of a letter he was supposed to send via facsimile to multiple 

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